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Cruises 2016
Statistieken 2016
Calls:
22
Berth days:
28
Passengers:
16 429
Maiden Calls:
6
Average length:
179m
Different ships:
19
DATE M* SHIP CRUISE LINE LENGTH ORIGIN ETA ETD 19/03/2016 Balmoral Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 218m UK 13.00 23.00 13>14/04/2016 3 Braemar Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 195m UK 10.00 10.30 06/05/2016 Europa Hapag-Lloyd Cruises 200m Germany 08.00 17.00 ©Sebastiaan Peeters 08/05/2016 Seabourn Quest Seabourn 198m USA 06.00 17.00 19>21/05/2016 3 The World Residensea 196m USA 09.00 23.59 29/05/2016 Silver Whisper Silversea Cruises 186m USA 08.00 17.00 30/05/2016 Ocean Majesty Hansa Touristik 136m Germany 12.00 19.00 X 06>07/06/2016 3 Crystal Symphony Crystal Cruises 238m USA 10.00 17.00 17/06/2016 Marina Oceania Cruises 238m USA 08.00 17.00 X 05/07/2016° 3 Nationa Geographic Orion Nat. Geographic / Lindblad Expeditions 103m USA 07.00 20.00 X 07>10/07/2016 The Tall Ships Races 19/07/2016 Silver Wind Silversea Cruises 156m USA 08.00 18.00 08/08/2016 3 Insignia Oceania Cruises 181m USA 08.00 19.00 18/08/2016 Marina Oceania Cruises 238m USA 05.00 18.00 24/08/2016 Prinsendam Holland America Line 205m USA 07.00 18.00 04>05/09/2016 3 Azamara Quest Azamara Club Cruises 181m USA 11.00 15.30 X 09/09/2016 National Geographic Orion Nat. Geographic / Lindblad Expeditions 103m USA 12.00 23.59 X 26/09/2016 Artania Phoenix Reisen 231m Germany 04.00 14.00 X 26>27/09/2016 3 Astor TransOcean Kreuzfahrten 176m Germany 17.00 04.00 05/10/2016 Hamburg Pantours Kreuzfahrten 144m Germany 11.00 23.59 X 19/10/2016 Corinthian Grand Circle Cruise Line 88m USA 08.00 22.00 08/12/2016 Magellan Cruise & Maritime Voyages 222m UK 07.00 20.00 15/12/2016 Magellan Cruise & Maritime Voyages 222m UK 09.00 19.00 20/12/2016 Magellan Cruise & Maritime Voyages 222m UK 09.00 18.00 °Cancelled *Maiden Call
Balmoral
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
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This year Balmoral once again had the honour to open the cruise season in Antwerp. The ship is a regular  visitor but this time it was a whole other sight. Last year Fred. Olsen decided to repaint their fleet with a dark  grey hull and a red line. At the end of last year they were already painting the ship when docked in Antwerp but  now we could see the final product.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 19 March 2016.  
Braemar
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
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The Braemar was once again docked in Antwerp. This time the ship also has the new dark grey hull with the red  stripe. The ship was built in 1993 en had a length of 163 metres back then. In 2008 the ship was lengthened  with 32 metres to 195 metres. To do that the ship was cut in two and a section was put in between.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 13 & 14 April 2016.  
Balmoral in Antwerpen Braemar in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
Europa
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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The Europa was once again docked in Antwerp this year. The passengers were able to enjoy a beautiful  summerlike day in the city. The ship has a length of 200 metres and can accommodate 408 passengers.  According to the Berlitz Cruise Guide for Cruising and Cruise Ships the Europa is, together with the Europa 2,  the best cruise ship in the world.   This ship was berthed in Antwerpen on 6 May 2016.  
Seabourn Quest
Seabourn
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The luxury cruise ship Seabourn Quest visited Antwerp for the third year in a row. The ship was docked in the  city on a warm summerlike day. Seabourn Quest has a length of 198 metres and can accommodate 450  passengers. The ship was built at the shipyard of T. Mariotti in Italy in 2011.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 8 May 2016.  
Europa in Antwerpen - ©Marc Peeters Seabourn Quest in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
The World
Residensea
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This year the residential ship The World was once again docked in Antwerp. It is the only ship on which you can  buy an apartment. That way the passengers can sail around the world. The passengers can decide what places  the ship will visit. The World has a length of 196 metres and can accommodate 200 passengers.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp from 19 until 21 May 2016.  
Silver Whisper
Silversea Cruises
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This ship is part of the luxury fleet of Silversea Cruises. The Silver Whisper has a length of 186 metres and can  accommodate 390 passengers and 295 crew members. The ship was built in 2000 at the Mariotti Shipyard in  Genoa, Italy.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 29 May 2015.  
The World in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters Silver Whisper in Antwerpen - ©Marc Peeters
Ocean Majesty
Hansa Touristik
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This year the Ocean Majesty of the German cruise line Hansa Touristik was docked in Antwerp for the first  time. The ship was built in 1966 in Valencia, Spain as the ferry 'Juan March'. Later the ship was rebuilt as a  cruise ship. Ocean Majesty has a length of 131 metres and can accommodate 620 passengers.   This ships was berthed in Antwerp on 30 May 2016.  
Crystal Symphony
Crystal Cruises
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After 12 years the Crystal Symphony of the American cruise line Crystal Cruises was once again docked in  Antwerp. The ship was docked in the city for a turn-around call. That means that new passengers come on  board. Crystal Symphony has a length of 238 metres and can accommodate 922 passengers.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 6 & 7 June 2016.  
Ocean Majesty in Antwerpen - ©Marc Peeters Crystal Symphony in Antwerpen - ©Marc Peeters
Marina
Oceania Cruises
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This year MS Marina of the American luxury cruise line Oceania Cruises was docked in Antwerp for the first  time. With a length of 238 metres it was the largest cruise ship that visited the city this year. MS Marina was  built in 2011 and can accommodate 1252 passengers.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 17 June 2016.  
Silver Wind
Silversea Cruises
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The Silver Wind was docked in Antwerp for the second time. The ship was built in 1994 at the Mariotti-Yard in  Italy. The Silver Wind is a sister ship of the Silver Cloud. The ship has a length of 156 metres and can  accommodate 315 passengers.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 19 July 2016.   
Marina in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters Silver Wind in Antwerpen - ©Eddy Maes
Insignia
Oceania Cruises
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The ship of the American cruise line Oceania Cruises is one of 8 identical ships of the former company  Renaissance Cruises. After they went bankrupt the ships were sold to several cruise lines. The ship has a length  of 180 metres and can accommodate 700 passengers.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 8 August 2016.  
Prinsendam
Holland America Line
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This luxurious vessel of Holland America Line has a langth of 204 metres and can accommodate 790  passengers. The ship sails under the Dutch flag and is registered in Rotterdam. Prinsendam visited Antwerp  with 34°C. The passengers coud enjoy the tropical weather in the city.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 24 August 2016.  
Insignia in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters Prinsendam in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
Azamara Quest
Azamara Club Cruises
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The ship of the American company Azamara Club Cruises is one of 8 identical shipsof the now defunct cruise  line Renaissance Cruises. After their bankruptcy the ships were sold to other cruise lines. The ship has a length  of 181 metres and can accommodate 700 passengers. It was the first time Azamara Quest visited Antwerp.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 4 & 5 September 2016.  
National Geograpric Orion
National Geographic / Lindblad Expeditions
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The small expedition cruise ship of Lindblad Expeditions docked in Antwerp for the first time in 2016. National  Geographic Orion can accommodate 100 passengers and 70 crew members. The ship has a length of 103  metres and is the second-smallest ship of the season.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 9 September 2016.  
Azamara Quest in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters National Geogrpahic Orion in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
Artania
Phoenix Reisen
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Artania from the German company Phoenix Reisen was docked in Antwerp for the First time. The 231 metres  long ship was built in 1984 as Royal Princess for Princess Cruises and was docked in Antwerp in 2000 under  that name. MS Artania can accommodate 1260 passengers. The ship sailed from Antwerp to Flushing.  This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 26 September 2016. 
Astor
TransOcean Kreuzfahrten
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MS Astor was docked in Antwerp on 26 September as the second ship of the day. All the passengers  disembarked in Antwerp and the ship left to the shipyard in Flushing at 4 a.m. There the ship was prepared for  its winter season in Australia. The logo on the funnel was changed to that of Cruise & Maritime Voyages for a  few months.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 26 September 2016.  
Artania in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters Artania in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
Hamburg
Plantours Kreuzfahrten
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MS Hamburg was docked in Antwerp for the first time this year. The ship from the German cruise line  Plantours Kreuzfahrten has a length of 144 metres and can accommodate 400 passengers. In 1997 the ship  was built at the MTW Schiffswerft in the German city of Wismar. There it got the name c. Columbus. In 2002 the  ship was also docked in Antwerp with this name.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 5 October 2016.  
Corinthian
Grand Circle Cruise Line
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The very small expedition cruise ship MV Corinthian was once again docked in Antwerp this year. The ship had  a dry dock period at the end of last year. The hull of the ship has also been painted fully in dark blue. In 1990  the ship was built as Renaissance 4 for Renaissance Cruises. Later the ship was rechristened as Clelia II and  later Orion II.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 19 October 2016.  
Hamburg in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters Corinthian in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
Magellan
Cruise & Maritime Voyages
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The flag ship of Cruise & Maritime Voyages was docked three times in Antwerp for Christmas cruises during the  month of December. In 1985 the ship was built for the American cruise giant Carnival Cruise Lines. MS  Magellan has a length of 222 metres and can accommodate 1450 passengers.   This ship was berthed in Antwerp on 8, 15 & 20 December 2016.  
Magellan in Antwerpen - ©Sebastiaan Peeters
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